Financial Analyst Jobs

Financial Analyst Overview


Financial Analysts are the professionals who provide advice and guidance to individuals and businesses looking to make sound investment decisions. They study and evaluate economic and business trends for bonds, stocks and other types of investments and assist in creating investment portfolios. Financial analysts have opportunities in different work settings, including hedge funds, mutual funds, nonprofit organizations, banks, insurance companies and securities firms. Due to the global landscape of investing today, many financial analysts specialize in a country or region, and these professionals can take on the role of a fund manager, portfolio manager, risk analyst or ratings analyst.

Becoming a Financial Analyst


Financial analysts are required to have a bachelor’s degree in one of the following fields of study: finance, accounting, engineering, economics or statistics. Additionally, most employers will require a master’s degree in business administration or finance for advanced positions. Certifications, such as the Chartered Financial Analyst certification from the CFA Institute, may also improve the chances of advancement in the field.

Financial Analyst Job Outlook


According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for financial analyst jobs is projected to grow 16 percent through 2022. The need for in-depth knowledge of global regions, the increase of financial products available and the complexity of investment portfolios are several factors that lead to the strong employment growth in this area. In addition, the growth of emerging markets on a global basis is expanding, and financial expertise is needed in specific geographic regions.

Financial Analyst Salaries


The BLS reports that the average annual wage for financial analyst jobs in May 2012 was $76,950. The upper 10 percent earned more than $148,430, and the lowest 10 percent earned less than $47,130. Top five fields employing financial analysts are financial investment, financial management, science and technology, insurance and credit intermediation.
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Responsibilities Deliver financial guidance as an individual contributor supporting the Cloud business within the Finance organization. Responsible for gathering inputs and developing key assumptions. Provide indepth support and analysis for the budgeting and forecasting of Cloud financial and operational performance. Support more complex analyses across departments. This is a key position due t...
Burned out by the "Big" guys? Tired of being a faceless, nameless body among many? Looking to be valued as an individual? We are looking for bright people who want be part of a small, growing company. You'll never be lost in the crowd. We value you and want to help your career grow along with us! Description: Serve as an integral full-time member of the Lynch Consultants team providing finance an...
Title Senior Analyst Sub Title Financial Analyst / Contract Management Support City Arlington State VA Description Performs analytical and evaluative work requiring a comprehensive knowledge of: (1) theory and principles; (2) financial and management organization, operations, and practices; (3) pertinent statutory or regulatory provisions; and (4) related basic economic, accounting, and legal ...
Title: Finance/Business Analyst Location: San Jose, CA Duration: 6 mos+ (renewable quarterly) Experis is currently searching for a Business Analyst/Financial Analyst for a long term contract opportunity with a premier client in San Jose, CA The role is a dual Business and Financial Analyst. It is expected that the candidate would perform -50% Business and -50% Financial Analyst functions, so a...
Johnson Health Tech is currently seeking a Financial Analyst or a Senior Financial Analyst to join our team in Cottage Grove, WI. Reporting to the Manager of Planning, Forecasting & Reporting in the Finance department, this position provides and supports the financial forecasting, planning and analysis needs of the business. This is a non-supervisory role. Qualifications Education: Minimum 4-ye...
Currently we are looking for an experienced three “Financial Analyst / Financial Accountant” for our direct client based in Carrollton, TX location. Please have a look at the below requirement and if interested apply with your updated resume, rate and availability to *****. You can also reach me at 952-698-4455 to discuss further. Manager Notes: He would like to see candidate...
Responsibilities Deliver financial guidance as an individual contributor supporting the Cloud business within the Finance organization. Responsible for gathering inputs and developing key assumptions. Provide indepth support and analysis for the budgeting and forecasting of Cloud financial and operational performance. Support more complex analyses across departments. This is a key position due t...
Responsibilities Deliver financial guidance as an individual contributor supporting the Cloud business within the Finance organization. Responsible for gathering inputs and developing key assumptions. Provide indepth support and analysis for the budgeting and forecasting of Cloud financial and operational performance. Support more complex analyses across departments. This is a key position due t...
Aon has a great opportunity for a Senior Financial Analyst to support our Financial Planning & Analysis team. This position is located in Chicago, IL. Position Overview: Senior Financial position supporting AGRC – Risk Consulting Americas (RCA) practice group, and US Finance organization. Responsible for performing all financial aspects including budgeting, forecasting, month-end close, variance...
Financial Analyst Consultant- Large Financial Firm Our client is a premier financial services institution that provides a wide range of services worldwide to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. This position is within the Finance team supporting Global Operations. This role provides CFO Model su...
About Alcoa Alcoa is the world's leading integrated aluminum company, providing jobs to 61,000 employees across 31 countries. Since inventing the modern-day aluminum industry more than 120 years ago, Alcoa innovation has been behind major milestones in the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, consumer electronics and industrial markets. Aluminum ...
Financial Analyst Job Title: Financial Analyst Location: Washington, DC Apply Here: https://rew31.ultipro.com/MOR1008B/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*B12AC582943DA7BA Stop working for a company and start working with one! As a growing organization, we are constantly on the lookout for talented professionals who are ready to be rewarded for their contributions and receive the recognition they d...
About Equinix, Inc. Equinix is the leading global interconnection platform, accelerating business performance by connecting companies to their customers and partners inside the world's most networked data centers. More than 4,500 of the world's most demanding customers trust us to provide a place where they can run their mission-critical applications and grow their businesses. Our dream is to int...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Financial Analyst in Houston, Texas (TX). This role is responsible for planning process, including maintenance of planning software and solutions (Hyperion Planning, Financial Reporting and Smartview) as well as preparation of reporting packages and associated analysis. Essential Duties General: Support the financial close, budgeting and forecasting pro...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Financial Analyst for their Washington, DC location. Coordinates financial/accounting operations, including overall financial monitoring and support/guidance to Country Office and project staff, to ensure the fiscal well being of the projects Provides financial management, conducts analyses of financial data, provides budget analysis for project funds, ...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a client seeking a Financial Analyst to join their team in South San Francisco, CA through May 2015. This consultant will be responsible for: Supporting Project Owners and Financial Analysts with tracking and coordinating Purchase Orders and providing necessary updates of the status of the contracts/Statements of Work and POs Support in setting up Purchase Orders o...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Sr. Financial Analyst in Herndon, VA. The Sr. Financial Analyst is responsible for providing financial analysis, budgeting and forecasting. This position prepares and reviews a variety of complex financial data and reports. The role monitors trends in order to formulate strategies and provide insight to key executive stakeholders. Builds, updates and mai...
Our global publicly traded Energy client is searching for a Sr. Financial Analyst with at least 6 years of experience in Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis and an MBA. The qualified candidate needs to be able to interpret large amounts of data resulting in important and useful information regarding goals for the group. This is not an accounting role! This role reports to the Director of FP...
Duties & Responsibilities Duties & Responsibilities Corporate Accounting has an immediate opening for an Intercompany Accountant, located in North Reading, Ma. The Intercompany Accountant will be responsible for tracking and understanding of intercompany transactions and transfer prices between Teradyne's subsidiaries. Responsibilities will include: General Ledger entries for allocation of inv...
Our publicly traded Woodlands client is searching for a Sr. Financial Reporting Analyst to help with the SEC reporting - timely preparation of reports (10-Q, 10-K, 8K), analysis of reporting, SOX compliance, and related technical analysis. This role will consist of 30% technical research and will report to the VP of Financial Reporting and Accounting. 4+ years of experience, a Bachelor's Degree in...

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Sr. Financial Analyst

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